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George Howard MAYELL

Regimental number1731
Place of birthBattersea, London, England
SchoolOldridge Road LCC School Balham, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinElizabeth Mayell, 36 Bellamy Street, Balhap South West London, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Territorial Force in England
Enlistment date1 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed originally in the 24th Battalion and volunteered for the MGC. *Served in the 2nd MGC on the RoHc
FateDied of wounds 16 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVignacourt Amiens, 1918 France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Harriett MAYELL, 36 Bellamy Street, Balham, London. Native of Battersea, London

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